LOS ANGELES, Calif. -

The FBI L.A. Division needs your help to identify a group known as the 'New Hat Bandits' that's responsible for five bank robberies in the past six weeks.

Authorities say the men have robbed banks in Rosemead, Monterey Park and Manhattan Beach. The suspects enter the bank and demand money, sometimes handing the bank teller a note.

Witnesses say the suspects are black males in their 30's, between 5'6" and 5'8", and appear to weigh between 150 lbs. to 170 lbs. They also believe a black Lincoln Navigator  has been used as the getaway vehicle.

Banks they've robbed:

10/23/13         Chase Bank                          459 S. Atlantic Blvd             Monterey Park

10/31/13         Pacific Alliance Bank          8400 E. Vallley Blvd            Rosemead

11/14/13         Cathay Bank                         250 S. Atlantic Blvd             Monterey Park

11/22/13         U.S. Bank                              3300 N. Sepulveda Blvd     Manhattan Beach

12/03/13         Citibank                                 2710 Sepulveda Blvd          Manhattan Beach

'New Hat Bandits' responsible for multiple bank robberies

POSTED: 11:18 AM PST Dec 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:18 AM PST Dec 04, 2013 
Do you recognize any of the suspects?

The FBI needs your help to identify serial bank robbers known as the "New Hat Bandits," believed to be responsible for five bank robberies over the past six weeks in the cities of Rosemead, Monterey Park and, most recently, Manhattan Beach.

Call the FBI L.A. Division at (310) 477-6565 with any information you may have.

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Surveillance photo of 'New Hat Bandits'

FBI L.A. Division